Two hecklers dressed in fake KKK garb disrupted today’s confirmation hearing for Senator Jeff Sessions, causing a brief delay as they were physically removed from the chamber.
The Alabama Republican, who has been tapped as President-elect Trump’s attorney general, faces opposition from Democrats who accuse him of racist sympathies.
Among those speaking in opposition are Rep. John Lewis (D-GA) and Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ). It is considered highly unusual for one senator to testify against another in this setting.
From CNN, here is video of the protest incident:
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